About the ABA Banking Journal

First published in 1908, the ABA Banking Journal is the flagship magazine of the American Bankers Association. In both its bimonthly print editions and online at aba.com/BankingJournal, the magazine provides timely and sophisticated analysis, insight and inspiration for banks of all sizes.

The ABA Banking Journal website is also home to a weekly podcast and a daily online news service called ABA Daily Newsbytes, which includes an award-winning email newsletter reaching over 85,000 bankers daily with key industry trends and critical regulatory updates.

Editorial Board

Jenny Bennett, CFMP, Chair
Executive Vice President & Market President
Summit Bank, Eugene, Oregon

Luanne Cundiff, Vice Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer
First State Bank of St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri

Rob Brough
Executive Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications
Zions Bank, Salt Lake City

Alison Dowe
EVP, Chief Communications and Corporate Responsibility Officer
Synovus Bank, Columbus, Georgia

Jay Jenkins
President & CEO
CNB Bank, Carlsbad, New Mexico

Bryan Luke
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hawaii National Bank, Honolulu, Hawaii

Tim Marshall
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bank of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Christie Obenauer
President Chief Executive Officer
Union State Bank, Hazen, North Dakota

Chandler Owdom
Vice President, Communications & Strategy
Virginia Bankers Association, Glen Allen, Virginia

Rob Runyan
Director, Policy Communications
Citibank, New York

Bernard Tynes
Chief Marketing & Impact Officer
Penn Community Bank, Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Siya Vansia
Chief Brand Officer
ConnectOne Bank, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Trent Wright
President and Chief Executive Officer
Idaho Bankers Association, Boise, Idaho

Editorial Staff

Evan Sparks (@EvanSparks)

Khalil Garriott
Executive Editor

Christopher Delporte
Monica C. Meinert
Walt Williams
Senior Editors

Craig Colgan
Digital Editor

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